Argentium is highly tarnish resistant. It is also brighter than white gold, sterling silver, and platinum. It is the whitest metal with the longest-lasting shine. Argentium is 9.35.
Sterling silver contains 92.5% silver and 7.5% of other metals, usually copper.
Oxidized silver is silver with a blackish grey color.
Fine silver it is 99.9% pure silver and has virtually no alloys.
Bi-metal - 22k gold and sterling silver
A layer of 22 karat gold is bonded with sterling silver to form a sheet of precious metal with two distinct surfaces, the gold side and the silver side. The gold will not wear off or chip away.
22k solid gold wire
22k is 91.7% gold verses 99.9% for pure gold or 24k.
75% gold and the added alloy creates the different colors of gold.
Most items are in stock to ship within a day or two. Shipping of jewelry will be within 5 days of purchase in most cases. If you need it sooner, please send an email and arrangements can be made.
USPS Priority - FREE
UPS - $12
Overnight - $25
International - Prices available upon request
does not include duties or fees
Available in adjustable sizes: Small, Medium, Large
Small/Medium and Medium/Large
Please check all jewelry as soon as you receive it to ensure it is in good condition and report anything needing our attention within ten days of receipt of the work.
We are always here to help you. Please feel free to contact us directly firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clip Back Earrings
Clip backs are an additional $25 to the price of the earrings. Most earrings can be made into clip back. Contact us for more information.
Ear Wire and Post Earrings
Most earrings are available with either an ear wire or post. Posts are the only pieces of my jewelry lines that are sterling silver but can be made in Argentium silver or gold upon request. Contact us if you have any questions about your options.
Suzanne Schwartz Jewelry is fabricated in predominately Argentium sterling silver which has a whiter appearance and is highly tarnish resistant. Stitches are in fine silver and/or 22k or 18k gold which do not tarnish. To clean your jewelry even with pearls, lightly wash with warm soapy water. Use a toothbrush on non-oxidized or bright silver pieces. Do not use a polishing cloth on oxidized silver.
Exchanges & Returns
Exchanges and returns will be accepted with prior consent within seven days of receipt of piece and must be in the same condition it was initially shipped from our studio. The customer will be responsible to return merchandise back to an authorized location, including shipping charges, delivery confirmation and insurance. Please note that one of a kind and commisioned pieces are not eligable for return and any item recieved as a git may be only be exchanged.
Warrenty & Repairs
We will absolutely cover any repair costs due to defects in craftsmanship, however, if a stone falls out or a piece needs repair due to normal wear and tear or abuse that will be at the customer’s cost. Repairs to any piece of jewelry must be done by our authorized Suzanne Schwartz staff. We also request that you contact our office before returning any merchandise.